Despite the UN’s successful passage of the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CRPD), development practitioners have yet to apply its powerful potential to address issues such as governance, economic development, and peace and security.
Misreading Sectarian Tensions: the Arab-Persian Struggle for Supremacy
From the Levant to Pakistan, Muslim-majority nations are involved in a proxy war that has pitted a Sunni-majority Saudi Arabia and a Shia-majority Iran against each other.
What the New NATO Secretary General Appointment Means for the Arctic
Even as NATO tries to fashion a response to the crisis on its eastern frontier in Ukraine, the appointment of Norway’s former prime minister Jens Stoltenberg as Secretary General should alert global attention to another region: the Arctic.
Jordan’s Response to Refugee Education Crises: Lessons from the Syrian and Iraqi Cases
As the Syrian crisis continues, education must be a critical component of Jordan’s refugee response, drawing on lessons learned from previous experiences with long-term refugee flows.
Volume 38:1 of The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs Now Available
The editorial staff of The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs is pleased to bring you our latest issue, Winter Volume 38:1. The Winter 2014 volume features articles by military leaders, distinguished academics, and innovative policy practitioners in international affairs.